Phlippe Henriot speeches and Maurice Schumann book
Lot made up of the speeches of the most famous radio speakers of the Second World War: Philippe Henriot (radio Paris, "Radio journal de France) and Maurice Schumann (radio London," Honneur et Patrie ").
The radio duels of the two men, which fascinated French listeners, can be found in 9 Editorial brochures by Philippe Henriot, from 1944 and a book Honneur et Patrie published in 1946, just after the war by Maurice Schumann, the "hundred best programs of the door. - speech of combatant France ". The brochures grouping together the Editorials of Philippe Henriot n ° 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9 (illustrated with numerous drawings and caricatures, from 50 to 64 pages depending on the numbers) are in very good condition and the n ° 10 in good condition (see photo). The booklet n ° 8 is missing. The book Honneur et patrie, Paris, editions du livre français, 1946, 350 pages, in good condition (uncut, some foxing, original banner preserved) is enriched with a signed autograph dedication of the author.
On June 28, 1944, the bullets of a commando of resistance fighters disguised as militiamen silenced the voice of Philippe Henriot forever at 10, rue de Solférino in Paris, headquarters of the Ministry of Information. This is the end of the oratorical jousting between the one Henriot called "the Energumene of Honor and Fatherland" and the one Schumann called "an auxiliary in a brown shirt mobilized by the Wehrmacht at the Hôtel du Parc".